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Obama Indefinite Detention

Obama Administration Lifts Veil Of Secrecy On Gitmo Detainees

Miami Herald | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The Obama administration Monday lifted a veil of secrecy surrounding the status of the detainees at Guantánamo, for...

Matt Sledge

Obama Signs NDAA Into Law Despite Controversial Provisions

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 on Wednesday, despite his own threat to veto it over prohibitions on clos...

Matt Sledge

NDAA Foes Send Emergency Motion To Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Opponents of the post-9/11 use of indefinite military detention have filed an emergency motion with the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking to block a law the...

Mitt Romney Dodges Question On Indefinite Detention Despite Past Support

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney dodged a question Wednesday on whether he would have vetoed a bill that included indefinite detention, even though he has previously said ...

Michael McAuliff

Judge Stays Ban On NDAA's Indefinite Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals judge gave the Obama administration the OK to keep enforcing its indefinite detention policy Tuesday, issuing a tempor...

Michael McAuliff

Ending Indefinite Detention Irreparably Harms U.S., Obama Administration Argues

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawyers for the Obama administration are arguing that the United States will be irreparably harmed if it has to abide by a judge's rulin...

Michael McAuliff

Civil Liberties Groups Ask Obama Administration To Let Indefinite Detention Ruling Stand

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil liberties groups are asking the Obama administration to stand down and give up defending America's law allowing the indefinite det...

Obama Administration Appeals Indefinite Detention Ruling

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Monday appealed a U.S. judge's order barring enforcement of part of a law that permits indefinite...

Nick Wing

7 Ways To Get Yourself Detained Indefinitely

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics

Debate continued to rage this week over a short, loosely worded segment of the new 565-page 2012 National Defense Authorization Act that critics, lawm...

Obama Administration Writes Rights Out of New Indefinite Detention Law

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

The Obama administration had an opportunity to make clear that it takes due process rights and international law seriously, and that, as the war in Afghanistan winds down, it plans to bring indefinite military detention without meaningful review, charge, or trial to an end.

GOP May Change Indefinite Detention

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Facing a conservative backlash, House Republicans are working to change a new law that allows the indefinite detention without tria...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Move To Repeal Indefinite Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A pair of lawmakers on Thursday offered a bill that would repeal laws that allow the indefinite detention of Americans and others by the...

Michael McAuliff

Obama Waives Rule Allowing Indefinite Military Detention Of Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House released rules Tuesday evening waiving the most controversial piece of the new military detention law, and exempting U.S...

Michael McAuliff

Obama's Indefinite Detention Law Could Refill Gitmo

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.11.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama failed two years ago to close the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison, and with Wednesday marking the 10th anniversary...

Michael McAuliff

Indefinite Military Detention Measure Passes On Bill Of Rights Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a defense bill Thursday that authorizes indefinite detentions of American terrorism suspects, coincidentally acting on...

Michael McAuliff

White House Abandons Veto Threat Of Indefinite Detention Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Wednesday abandoned its threat to veto a defense bill that sets in stone the commander in chief's authority to indefi...